Initial use of Xapian
ellie at fastmail.com
Wed Feb 14 21:35:06 EST 2018
(re-sending this for the list, because I sent from the wrong address and it got eaten, doh!)
On Thu, Feb 15, 2018, at 1:32 PM, ellie timoney wrote:
> The change in the install directories for binaries occurred at the start
> of the 3.0 series, and is documented in the 3.0.0 release notes:
> > * The handling of configure options has changed, dropping support for --with-cyrus-prefix and --with-service-path in favour of the more conventional --prefix, --bindir, --sbindir, and --libexecdir.
> > * Binaries executed by the master(8) service process are now installed to --libexecdir. Other binaries are installed to --bindir and/or --sbindir.
> > * The make installbinsymlinks target can be used to set up symlinks to everything in --bindir, if you need that in your environment.
> I don't know whether the FreeBSD packager(s) have done anything
> additional to this.
> On Thu, Feb 15, 2018, at 4:25 AM, Nic Bernstein wrote:
> > On 02/14/2018 11:04 AM, Per olof Ljungmark wrote:
> > >
> > > Nic, thank you for the clarification, it makes real sense.
> > >
> > > I do understand that managing a project like this is quite a task and
> > > v.3 is still young. Apart from the log issue and xapian I also
> > > stumbled over other undocumented changes related to FreeBSD only I
> > > think(?) in that binaries that before existed in bin/ are now
> > > separated into sbin/ and libexec/, meaning that your scripts will of
> > > course fail after the upgrade. I should produce a short writeup for
> > > the FreeBSD camp.
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > >
> > > //per
> > Per,
> > I've created an issue #2248 for this on GitHub, and have just created PR
> > #2249 which addresses it. Thanks for your feedback.
> > As for the FreeBSD path changing issues, that's up to the package
> > creator. Please let them know.
> > Cheers,
> > -nic
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